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Why We Prefer Non-Squeaky Dog Toys

I was recently reminded that many may not know why we created DogToyStuffz. It all started when Sydney, our Australian Shepard mix, swallowed a squeaky toy part in her favorite plush dog toy. She, like many dogs, loved this favorite dog toy and cared for it like it was her own little puppy. One day, Charlie, our teenaged German Shepard x-dog mutt rescued from a shelter in New Mexico, decided that he wanted to play with her too. He especially loved the squeaky sounds the dog toy made when chewed on. So … he snatched Sydney’s squeaky dog toy. That was it, her momma-dog instincts kicked in and a tug of war began. Poor little doggie toy! Needless to say,...

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Size Matters – Dog Toys for Those Big & Small

As you may now know, the family at DogToyStuffz has recently grown. But the size it grew was in a teeny-tiny way. Little puppy Nova joined our group as a puppy street rescue weighing in at 1.4 lbs. She is the smallest addition to the family we have ever had as far as dog sizes go! What this meant to us was that suddenly the squeakers in squeaky dog toys didn’t matter for her. Reason being is that these plastic squeakers all seem to come in sizes bigger than her mouth (some bigger than her head)! But, safety was a huge concern. With her delicate health and fragile little body, we needed to make sure her surroundings were completely safe...

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Eco-Friendly Dog Toys for a Green Environment

“Going Green” seems to be the talk these days for everyone, everything and every animal! Our dogs are just as concerned with our environment and being eco-friendly as we are. Heck, they tend to be closer to it than we are at times being that they have to do so much outside! So much, lately, have we been talking about having to be eco-friendly but also being economy-friendly too! Solar power, energy efficiency, recycled goods, re-manufactured products, biodegradable items – all of which help the environment but also help our pocket books. At DogToyStuffz we are committed to safety and protection of not only our dogs but everything around them. So, you’ll start to see a lot of additional hand-picked...

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A New Breed of Safe Dog Toys – Time to Play

Oh yay! We found these cool, cute, soft plush and safe dog toys from Kong. You’ve heard us before about our quest for soft plush dog toys that don’t have the squeakers in them – always on the lookout for safe dog toys. These seem pretty clear on their safety factors and we’ve ordered our supply for this doggie household. These are made by Kong, a giant in the dog toy industry, especially for indestructible dog toys. These particular removable squeaker dog toys can be found under the names of Kong Material Dog Toys or Dr Noys’ Dog Toys with Kong referring to their own products under both labels. It seems these soft plush safe dog toys definitely have the...

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Cutest Organic Dog Toys – and safe with removable squeaker!

We are so excited to find these cutest ever soft plush organic dog toys – or puppy toys – from Simply Fido! They are not only safe because of their organic nature for dogs but they also have a removable squeaky. This is great for any pet owner because if you have concerns about the squeaker toy part for your dog or puppy you can simply remove it – or leave it in for those dogs who are drawn to the crazy squeaky noise when playing and chewing on their toys. Our dogs love the soft plush dog toys almost better than their hard rubber or plastic toys. We love these toys because they follow our personal safety concerns and...

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